A Fox had by some means got into the
store-room of a theatre.
observed a face glaring down on him
and began to be very frightened; but
looking more closely he found it was
only a Mask such as actors use to
put over their face.
"Ah," said the Fox, "you
look very fine; it is a pity you
have not got any brains."
Moral of Aesop's Fable:
"Outside show is a poor substitute
for inner worth"